Rev. Joseph Lingan, S.J.

Rector, Georgetown University Jesuit Community

Contact Information:   
202-687-4786 (Office)
jel86@georgetown.edu

Interests:
American and international politics, American history, theology, political philosophy, and Ignatian Spirituality.  And more seriously, professional baseball (especially the St. Louis Cardinals). 

Interesting Facts:
Prior to his missioning to Georgetown, Fr. Lingan served as Novice Master for the Maryland, New England, and New York Provinces of the Society of Jesus; as interim President at Gonzaga College High School (Washington, DC); and as Rector/President of St. Michael's Institute in Spokane, WA.

Favorite Books:
The Gospel According to John, by St. John the Evangelist
The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck
The Need and Blessing of Prayer, Karl Rahner

Favorite Quotes:
"When through one man a little more love and goodness, a little light and truth comes into the world, then that man's life has had meaning."  (Alfred Delp, S.J.)